What is the relationship between women and the natural world? Is there a connection between the exploitation and degradation of the environment and the subordination and oppression of women? In her fascinating article, Emma Belanger explores the intersections between gender and ecology, and what it means to be a female environmentalist today.
The animal tracks run parallel to the shore, up about a hundred feet, in between the dune-grasses of soft Carolina sand. I glance back. My own footprints leave vague blobs in the hot powder. No one would be able to distinguish my footprints as human, size 8 ½, female.
Would humans be able to survive an environmental apocalypse? In her indelible piece Spoils, Katrina Holland projects us into a near future that is both all too familiar and beyond our imagining.
What do meerkats, elephants, orang-utans and octopuses have in common? In Emma Belanger’s newest creative non-fiction piece, learn about what makes mothers - animal and human ones alike - so special, and why the maternal instinct is both so strong and universal.
Life is often busy and has the tendency to pass by without us realizing it. Once in a while, it’s important to slow down, fully engage in the present moment, and become one with nature. What better way to do that than to read Emma’s debut poem “Becoming One?”